**Area **is a quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimenstional surface or shape in the plane. Simply put, it is the value of a 2-D shape. To find the area in a shape, one typically uses an area formula. In terms of circles, it is *A* = π*r*^{2}.

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− | <span style="line-height: 19px;">'''Area '''is a quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimenstional surface or shape in the plane. Simply put, it is the value of a 2-D shape. To find the area in a shape, one typically uses an area formula. In terms of circles, it is |
+ | <span style="line-height: 19px;">'''Area '''is a quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimenstional surface or shape in the plane. Simply put, it is the value of a 2-D shape. To find the area in a shape, one typically uses an area formula. In terms of circles, it is </span>''A'' = π''r''<sup>2</sup>. |

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